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Be prepared for all weathers with a tyre that delivers year-round safety and is made to last, MICHELIN CROSSCLIMATE 2. the expert in the all season tyre category [1]. Choose the best for dry braking[5], for snow braking and traction[2][3] and a leader in wet and snow performance at the legal wear limit[2][3][4]. With even better overall safety[1] and fuel efficiency[7] than its best-selling predecessor[9], this tyre will keep you moving throughout summer and winter.

Confident driving in any weather.

Feel confident in any unexpected driving conditions with MICHELIN CROSSCLIMATE 2, expert in the all season tyre category[1]. This snow certified tyre (3PMSF*) is successor to the European category best-seller[9] and leader for dry braking[5] and excellent wet braking at the legal wear limit[4] with top snow braking and traction[2][3].


*3PMSF: 3 Peak Mountains Snowflakes

Keep moving in all weathers with safety made to last.

Don't let unpredictable weather keep you off the road with MICHELIN CROSSCLIMATE 2, the all-season tyre for long-lasting safety[1]. A leader for wet braking, snow braking and snow traction when tested at the legal wear limit[2][3][4], this tyre boasts P-edge technology to improve snow grip. MaxTouch Construction maximises road contact for even distribution of acceleration, braking and cornering forces, guaranteeing excellent longevity.



Enjoy reduced fuel consumption[7].

Benefit from an all-season tyre with reduced fuel consumption[7] comparable to premium summer tyre standards[8], MICHELIN CROSSCLIMATE 2. Delivering a 10% rolling resistance reduction compared to its best-selling predecessor[7][9], this tyre features a Cool Running Sidewall which improves fuel efficiency (ICE vehicles) or electric vehicle battery range by absorbing less energy during flexion.




(1) Balance of performance proven by tests conducted in 2020 and 2021 on Dry braking new, Wet braking new and worn, Snow braking new and worn, Snow traction new and worn, Rolling resistance, Longevity - see test details in legal mentions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 achieves 6 leading positions out of 9 tests.

(2) Snow braking tests, conducted by TÜV SÜD Product Service on Michelin's request, between 30 and 10 kph, February 2021 (on new and 2mm buffed), on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL on VW Golf 7 comparing  MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (new : 100%-worn : 100%) versus MICHELIN CrossClimate + (new : 95%-worn : 88.1%) ; BRIDGESTONE Weather Control A005 EVO (new : 92.4% - worn : 70.9%) ; CONTINENTAL AllSeasonContact (new : 99.5% - worn : 96.4%) ; GOODYEAR Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 (new : 97.6% - worn : 94.1%) ; PIRELLI Cinturato All Season Plus (new : 81.9% - worn : 77.0%).

(3) Snow traction tests, conducted by TÜV SÜD Product Service on Michelin's request, February 2021 (on new and on 2mm buffed), on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL on VW Golf 7 comparing  MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (new : 100% - worn : 100%) versus MICHELIN CrossClimate + (new : 95.1% - worn : 87.5%) ; BRIDGESTONE Weather Control A005 EVO (new : 84.6% - worn : 65.2%) ; CONTINENTAL AllSeasonContact (new : 95.6% - worn : 91.9%) ; GOODYEAR Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 (new : 94.6% - worn : 90.6%) ; PIRELLI Cinturato All Season Plus (new : 72.0% - worn : 54.2%).

(4) Wet braking tests, conducted by TÜV SÜD Product Service on Michelin's request, between 80 and 20 kph, October 2020-April 2021 (worn means when worn on machine (buffed) to the depth of Tread Wear Indicator according to European regulation: ECE R30r03f), on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL on VW Golf 7 comparing  MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (new : 100% - worn : 100%) versus MICHELIN CrossClimate + (new : 98.2% - worn : 101.1%) ; BRIDGESTONE Weather Control A005 EVO (new : 103.2% - worn : 99.5%) ; CONTINENTAL AllSeasonContact (new : 94.9% - worn : 96.1%) ; GOODYEAR Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 (new : 95% - worn : 93.5%) ; PIRELLI Cinturato All Season Plus (new : 96.7% - worn : 89%).

(5) Dry braking tests, conducted by TÜV SÜD Product Service on Michelin's request, between 100 and 0 kph,  February 2021, on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL on VW Golf 7 comparing  MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (100%) versus MICHELIN CrossClimate + (96.2%) ; BRIDGESTONE Weather Control A005 EVO (98.1%) ; CONTINENTAL AllSeasonContact (92.4%) ; GOODYEAR Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 (89.9%) ; PIRELLI Cinturato All Season Plus (89.4%).

(6) Longevity test conducted by DEKRA TEST centre, on Michelin's request, December 2020, on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL on VW Golf 7 comparing MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (100%) ; CONTINENTAL AllSeasonContact (100,8%) and GOODYEAR Vector 4Seasons Gen-3 (108,4%) ; BRIDGESTONE Weather Control A005 EVO (69,7%) ; PIRELLI Cinturato All Season Plus (96,9%). Longevity test run in average real usage (D50) with 14.460 km run and extrapolated longevity at 1.6mm.AP5:AP6

(7) Rolling Resistance tests conducted on machine by Applus Idiada, on Michelin's request, August 2020, on dimension 205/55 R16 94V XL, comparing MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 (7,30 kg/t) versus MICHELIN CrossClimate + (8,20 kg/t) Eco-responsible driving depends notably on driving habits, vehicle or tyre pressure.

(8) MICHELIN CrossClimate 2 is rated "B" on a majority of dimensions on the Rolling Resistance A-B-C-D-E Item of the European labelling scale. This is comparable to the summer premium tyre standard as the majority of them are rated B and above, according to Product Tracking - Average Premium Summer tyre market in Europe – 2021.

(9) Source = Panel Sell Out GFK Passenger Car All Season (all Tier) - Period : 01/2020 to 12/2020. Scope : France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain.

(10) "Last mile" being when the tyre is at the legal minimum tread depth of 1.6mm